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  • Professor Michael Roche Donates Books to the NZC

    02/12/2017¯Professor Michael Roche of Massey University has generously donated books to the New Zealand Centre at Peking University, providing New Zealand Studies Undergraduate Course students with a set of valuable and unique materials.

    Professor Michael Roche has recently delivered a successful lecture series as part of the New Zealand History and Culture Undergraduate Course. During his time as a professor in Peking University, Professor Michael Roche kindly donated books about geography, history, culture and society. The books donated include: Landmarks (Cumberland, K.), Frontier of Dreams: The Story of NZ (Dulley, B. & McLean, G.), Implementing Sustainability: the NZ Experience (Miller, C), NZ between the wars (Bell, R.) and Experience of a Lifetime (Crawford, J. et al.).

    Professor Liu receiving the gift of books from Professor Roche.

    The New Zealand Centre at Peking University is very grateful to receive a generous number of books from Professor Michael Roche. The donations have significantly refreshed the Centre library, providing students with a unique and special resource for their studies - especially students in the New Zealand History and Culture Undergraduate Course. Thank you Professor Michael Roche.

    Professor Roche arranged his visit to the New Zealand Centre in collaboration with his home university, Massey University. If you are a member of the academic staff from any of our eight partner institutions and you are interested in visiting Peking University, get in touch with our liaison officers to arrange a visit. Visiting fellowships for New Zealand academics are held year-round at Peking University, across a broad range of departments, forming a significant contribution to the advancement of academic exchange between China and New Zealand.

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